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Style And Fashion Drawings: Washed Denim

August 17, 2016

Style And Fashion Drawings: Washed Denim

I’m currently in Scotland attending the Edinburgh festivals. For the last three weeks of August, there are eight festivals happening…

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Sandals: Actually Not Terrible

August 15, 2016

Sandals: Actually Not Terrible

Sandals are tough sell in the menswear community. Along with black suits and cargo shorts (two things often worn poorly,…

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How Can I Make My Watch Cooler Yet Harder to Read: Shrapnel Guards

August 15, 2016

How Can I Make My Watch Cooler Yet Harder To Read: Shrapnel Guards

I’m less of a sporty Rolex guy than a vintage military watch guy, partially for style preferences and partially for…

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Special Guest Post: Knock-About Wear

August 11, 2016

Special Guest Post: Knock-About Wear

These are my favorite pair of shoes, a pair of “handsewn one-eye mocs” from Lands’ End. Let’s be clear: they’re cheap,…

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“Bespoke”: Semantically Adrift

August 9, 2016

“Bespoke”: Semantically Adrift

For The New York Times, Jim Farber explores the watering down of one of menswear’s favorite words: For much of…

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Thinking About Sheen

August 8, 2016

Thinking About Sheen

One of the downsides of shopping online is that you can’t easily tell if something has any sheen. Unlike when…

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Style And Fashion Drawings: “Cool Biz”

August 3, 2016

Style And Fashion Drawings: “Cool Biz”

In an effort to reduce energy consumption, Japan introduced a “cool biz” initiative about ten years ago. Offices (and households) were…

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Nine Great Fragrances for Summer

July 28, 2016

Nine Great Fragrances For Summer

It’s been said that scents bring out memories, which is maybe why some men shy away from wearing fragrances. Everyone…

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21 Patterns, Ranked

July 28, 2016

21 Patterns, Ranked

Objectively correct rankings for 2016. See also colors, ranked. 1. University stripe—the only correct pattern for the most correct shirt,…

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Style And Fashion Drawings: Red Sneakers

July 27, 2016

Style And Fashion Drawings: Red Sneakers

There are a few periodicals here in Japan that influence what men wear (e.g. Popeyes, Kazi Kazi, and Oceans). Within…

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Style And Fashion Drawings: Colourful Linen Shirts

July 13, 2016

Style And Fashion Drawings: Colourful Linen Shirts

Simple shirts in solid whites and light blues will always be a staple in men’s closets, but lately I’ve been…

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My Favorite Thing: Sid Mashburn

July 12, 2016

My Favorite Thing: Sid Mashburn

My Favorite Thing is a column where Put This On asks stylish, interesting, and otherwise cool people to name their…

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Mister Mort’s Favorite Summer Item

July 9, 2016

Mister Mort’s Favorite Summer Item

Street style photographer Mister Mort recently talked to The New York Times about his favorite thing this summer: LL Bean’s…

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Moc Talk: Reviewing Four Summer Moccasins

July 7, 2016

Moc Talk: Reviewing Four Summer Moccasins

Summer footwear is all about ease – sneakers you can kick up your feet in, dirty bucks you don’t have…

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